1984 …2020

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Research Biography

Iain Hay is Matthew Flinders Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Geography in the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Flinders University. He is former foundation Dean (Education) for the College and was also Australian Discipline Scholar for the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities. Iain completed his PhD at the University of Washington as a Fulbright Scholar and received a LittD from the University of Canterbury for work on geographies of domination and oppression. He is author or editor of many books including Qualitative Research Methods in Human Geography (4th edn Oxford 2016) ; Handbook on Wealth and the Super-Rich (Elgar 2016); and How to be an Academic Superhero. Developing and Sustaining a Career in the Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities (Elgar 2017) and has had editorial roles with an array of journals, most recently as Editor-in-Chief of Geographical Research. Iain received the 2006 Prime Minister's Award for Australian University Teacher of the Year and in 2014 was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (UK). He is also a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Iain has a long history of service to the Institute of Australian Geographers, including as its Secretary and President. He is currently Vice-President of the International Geographical Union.

Research Interests

  • Economic, cultural and social geography
  • Geographies of domination and oppression
  • Inequality
  • Geographies of the super-rich
  • Qualitative methods and research ethics
  • Geographical education
  • Human-environment relations

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Letters (LittD), University of Canterbury

… → 2009

Award Date: 1 Jan 2009

Flinders University

… → 2004

Award Date: 1 Jan 2004

Flinders University

… → 1996

Award Date: 1 Jan 1996

PhD, University of Washington, Seattle

… → 1989

Award Date: 1 Jan 1989

MA with Distinction, Massey University

… → 1985

Award Date: 1 Jan 1985

BSc with 1st class Honours, University of Canterbury

… → 1983

Award Date: 1 Jan 1983

External positions

Vice-President, International Geographical Union

20142022

President, Institute of Australian Geographers

20102012

Keywords

  • G Geography (General)
  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • LB2300 Higher Education

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